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How to Find CPU Processor Information in Solaris (Doc ID 1444358.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 and later
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)


This document is showing ways to find processor information in Solaris and on Service Processsor


What's a Solaris CPU?


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In this Document
 What's a Solaris CPU?
 kstat -p cpu_info
 kstat -m cpu_info
 Check with prtdiag(1M)
 Check with prtpicl(1M)
 Check with ::cpuinfo in mdb
 Check status with 'showenvironment' on Service Processor
 Check messages / console-output / consolehistory
 Check with smbios(1M)  (on x86 systems)
 Check with 'showhardconf' on OPL systems
 On LDom environment  check the output of  "ldm list-devices -a"
 Script "showcpucount"

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